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The Graduate School provides leadership, vision and oversight for many of the Augusta University graduate programs as well as support for graduate students and faculty. 

The Graduate School prepares successful and innovative leaders, scholars, researchers, educators and clinicians to advance their field and impact their community and the world.  Currently, The Graduate School offers over 45 graduate degree and advanced certificate programs. The wide range of doctoral, specialist and master’s degree programs, as well as graduate certificate programs offered, provide outstanding training, research, clinical and educational opportunities.  

The Graduate School aims to provide a rich intellectual, academic and research environment for educating students to become leaders in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge. To help facilitate this, our graduate faculty members are selected based on experience in research, scholarship and education. They are drawn from the faculties of Augusta University’s College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Hull College of Business, Dental College of Georgia, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Nursing, School of Computer & Cyber Sciences and the Medical College of Georgia. Class sizes are small, and the faculty excels in cultivating and modeling supportive, collegial and professional relationships with students. 

With outstanding programs in Allied Health, Biological and Computational Mathematics, Biomedical Sciences, Bimolecular Science, Biostatistics, Business, Computer and Cyber Science, Education, Intelligence and Security Studies, Medical Illustration, Nursing, and Public Administration- earning a graduate degree from Augusta University is time well spent! 



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The Graduate School

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Pavilion III

(706) 721-3278

(706) 721-6829


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Graduate School Announcements

Graduate Student Listening Session April 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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Jeff Flowers, D.MIN., BCC Dept. of Spiritual Care will host a listening session for graduate students to talk about the past year and how to find a "normal" rhythm again. Click for more details.

Career and Life Planning for Graduate Students April 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM

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Join AU Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affair Neil MacKinnon, PhD as he hosts a workshop on career and life planning for graduate students. Click for details. 

The Graduate School Spring Hooding Ceremony May 12, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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Save the Date. The Graduate School Spring Hooding Ceremony will held at the James Brown Arena on May 12th at 6PM. Click for more details. 

The Graduate School White Coat Ceremony June 11, 2021

AR Workshop AHA Fundraiser Event... Support the BSA Save the Date. The Graduate School White Coat Ceremony will be June 11, 2021 Click for more details. 

MAISS Program Director Featured on local news

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MAISS Graduate Program Director, Craig Albert, PhD, discusses his study on the impact of COVID-19 on National Security. View the news report. 

New Program: MS in Epidemiology

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Learn about the MS in Epidemiology Program that will be accepting applications for the Fall 2021 Semester soon. 





Graduate School News


Augusta University Master of Science in Psychology alumni become business partners

Cassidy Thigpen, Meagan Philip and Jeremiah Grogg's experiences in the Master of Science in Psychology program helped them develop a camaraderie that turned into a business partnership.

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Insomnia associated with more suicidal thoughts, worse disease symptoms in schizophrenia

A new study reinforces a close association between insomnia, more suicidal thoughts and actions and increased problems like anxiety and depression in people with schizophrenia, providing more evidence that keeping tabs on how patients are sleeping — and intervening when needed — is important to their overall care.

Dr. Ravindra Kolhe stands in the forefront of a lab with his research associate looking on

High expression of cell death genes associated with early death from lung cancer

Patients with a high number of genes most associated with pathways that lead to cell death in lung cancer are at increased risk of dying early from their disease, researchers report.

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Augusta University’s new social sciences classes tackle current topics

The Department of Social Sciences has developed an entirely new set of courses that deal with current issues relating to race, politics and the impact of COVID-19 around the world.